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Travel Blogs from Phinda Private Game Reserve
... or old man of the trip then asked the whole school to cheer us on our way.
We then rode/drove down to the Museum accompanied by the kids on their new bicycles in convoy and as we parked the whole group walked the hundred or so meters down to join us with more singing. It was a wonderful afternoon and will always remain in my memory. I can only thank very gratefully Nicky, Ben and the Zulu community of Shiyane/ Rorke's Drift for their generosity of spirit.
... a variety of animals in the distance. We drove closer and observed four white rhinos that were busy grazing. Behind the rhinos were a few warthogs, also busy grazing as they slowly walked along. On a nearby hill there was a trio of ostriches.
The area we drove through this afternoon was a relatively flat part of the reserve. The scenery seemed so dry here. On an open plain wildebeests and zebras were eating grass and a herd of impalas crossed the track ...
... pacing up and down. We follow, and there’s his brother also pacing. They’re just a couple of meters away, so we get a perfect sighting. Sun is now well up, and it’s getting hot, we can see they are affected by the heat. They both flop down in some shade beside us, so we just stop and enjoy the sight. What beautiful creatures!
Time to move on, so it’s back to that pesky crossing, then a different mountainous route back, giving us some lovely views, at ...
binoculars and then decided we could chase them as Cela knew where they would
be crossing the road! So we all packed up and got into the car and raced down
to the road. Sure enough, about five minutes later, we had our first real
sighting of the Mduna herd! It was amazing and the culmination of seven months
work tracking them and even brought some of the staff to tears. It was an
amazing experience to be a part of. ...
... are protecting you are busy chaning a tire and the gun is safely INSIDE the jeep!! Not to worry, we hopped back in the jeep and after a little longer drive eventually saw some track, first was a giraffe track that headed back the way we had come so we continued on. Then we saw them, big round elephant foot prints. Ross and Pat (Our tracker) showed Ollie how you could tell they were elephant prints and the fact that the print was on top of the tyre ...